Warm up to more efficiency & savings on the second-biggest energy user in most homes.
DTE residential natural gas customers who currently heat their water with gas may be eligible for an instant discount on a high efficiency storage tank water heater or tankless water heater. DTE residential electric customers who currently heat their water with electricity may be eligible for an instant discount on a high efficiency electric heat pump water heater. You don’t have to have an energy star approved unit as long as your unit meets program minimum energy requirements.
Use our Find a Contractor database to identify participating contractors who install water heaters. Your contractor will inform you about high-efficiency units that qualify for instant discounts.
Or use our retail instant discount page if you are installing your water heater yourself.
|Water Heaters Eligible for Instant Discounts|
Natural Gas Water Heater
Tankless water heater 0.81 UEF
Tank water heater 0.61 UEF and up to 55 gallons
Electric Water Heater
Heat Pump Water Heater 2.2 UEF or higher and up to 55 gallons
Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) is the Department of Energy's metric for water heater efficiency. A higher UEF means a water heater is more energy efficient and will cost less to operate compared to similar units.